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Thousands protest in Iran against Islamic Government

Postby Old Fart » Sat Dec 30, 2:16 am

Crickets from the media in the USA.

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Re: Thousands protest in Iran against Islamic Government

Postby MileHighDenver » Sat Dec 30, 7:01 am

Old Fart wrote:Crickets from the media in the USA.


Substantial coverage in Europe across all platforms. Some minor support protests here.

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Re: Thousands protest in Iran against Islamic Government

Postby vidor » Sun Dec 31, 12:15 am

Old Fart wrote:Crickets from the media in the USA.

Top story on the drudge report for 2 days.

http://www.drudgereport.com/

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Re: Thousands protest in Iran against Islamic Government

Postby Old Fart » Sun Dec 31, 1:30 am

I guess I was referring to Main Stream Media. I've been watching it unfold this time around since it started but Joe the plumber didn't have a clue.

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Re: Thousands protest in Iran against Islamic Government

Postby vidor » Sun Dec 31, 2:00 pm

That's because the MSM media is gearing its world coverage to support a particular globalist agenda. The funny thing is that so many people here get their news from the Huffington Post, New York Times, NBC or the BBC and lap it up like dogs at a milk bowl then believe they have some sort of new world elitist liberal insight over those stupid ill informed conservatives. Panorama in the last year has painted America as a racist nation and the Trump electorate as gun tooting religious zealots. There was 5% positive coverage of Trump in the MSM, despite a record stock market and a booming economy.

What you will not hear is that the Iranian protests are because the price of eggs and other staples have gone up 40% in the last year (post-nuclear deal). The citizens were told for years all their hardships were due to US sanctions and once they were lifted, so would the quality of their lives. Things have gotten more expensive and life harder instead. The money that was promised to go towards infrastructure and social services has gone to make a small group of Iranian clerics very rich, amassing individual fortunes of up to 68 billion US Dollars.

Couple that with the fact Iran is in a population death spiral, people are not having babies, and they have just lost a bunch of young men in Syria that they could not spare. There is also an opiate epidemic in the eastern part of the country that puts the American epidemic to shame.

People are now saying Fuck Syria, Fuck Hezbollah and most of all, Fuck the Palestinians. Make Iran great again.

This could get ugly, its not like 2009.

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Re: Thousands protest in Iran against Islamic Government

Postby Bohannon » Sun Dec 31, 4:20 pm

You are an idiot. Trump has instituted zero policies which effect the stock market and economy. Figure out what a "fiscal year" is then give credit where credit is due: president Obama.

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Re: Thousands protest in Iran against Islamic Government

Postby vidor » Sun Dec 31, 4:44 pm

Bohannon wrote:You are an idiot. Trump has instituted zero policies which effect the stock market and economy. Figure out what a "fiscal year" is then give credit where credit is due: president Obama.


Perhaps you have not heard the concept consumer spending drives the economy and consumer confidence drives consumer spending. Perhaps you don't understand that the price of stocks is tied to earnings and the belief or disbelief that the earnings in the future will rise. Is it possible that the 25% climb in equities since Trump's election are a reflection of investor's beliefs that the economy will continue to expand and earnings will rise? Is it at least possible that this consumer confidence has something to do with the stock rally and attributable to Trump? Or am I just an idiot? You are seriously a cartoon character.

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Re: Thousands protest in Iran against Islamic Government

Postby Bohannon » Sun Dec 31, 5:26 pm

vidor wrote: Or am I just an idiot?


Yes

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Re: Thousands protest in Iran against Islamic Government

Postby vidor » Sun Dec 31, 5:36 pm

Bohannon wrote:
vidor wrote: Or am I just an idiot?


Yes


Predictable response. No facts to refute. You can't even muster a well formed opinion. Just gas out of your ever expanding ass.

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Re: Thousands protest in Iran against Islamic Government

Postby smokedpeppers » Sun Dec 31, 6:45 pm

it should be noted . o's middle name is iranian and of shia lineage .

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Re: Thousands protest in Iran against Islamic Government

Postby Old Fart » Sun Dec 31, 7:56 pm

vidor wrote:
Bohannon wrote:
vidor wrote: Or am I just an idiot?


Yes


Predictable response. No facts to refute. You can't even muster a well formed opinion. Just gas out of your ever expanding ass.


He can't debate.
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Re: Thousands protest in Iran against Islamic Government

Postby alpha » Sun Dec 31, 8:13 pm

vidor wrote:Perhaps you have not heard the concept consumer spending drives the economy and consumer confidence drives consumer spending. Perhaps you don't understand that the price of stocks is tied to earnings and the belief or disbelief that the earnings in the future will rise.


Economics 101, only we haven't used econ 101 in decades. Our stock market is all smoke and mirrors courtesy of our federal reserve, which at this time have literally trillions of their reserves tied up in wall street to keep it propped up artificially and keep those bonus checks rolling. They manipulate not only our stock market, but our daily lives right down to what we pooped this morning.

vidor wrote:Is it possible that the 25% climb in equities since Trump's election are a reflection of investor's beliefs that the economy will continue to expand and earnings will rise?


Nope, it shows the feds are being obstinately slow in removing any of their reserves from wall street. They'll pull it nearly all at once when they can ensnare the most profit. Causing yet another 'great' recession, or depression for struggling people, whilst the rich profit from it all.

vidor wrote:Is it at least possible that this consumer confidence has something to do with the stock rally and attributable to Trump? Or am I just an idiot?


No and no. The vast majority of americans are completely unaware of how manipulated their lives have become by the powers that be and 'they' don't include a single one of our 'politicians', who after all are only yes men to the truly powerful.

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Re: Thousands protest in Iran against Islamic Government

Postby kiwi_in_Oz » Sun Dec 31, 9:54 pm

what a good poster alpha is

No name calling

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Yet calmly discusses the issues as he sees it

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Re: Thousands protest in Iran against Islamic Government

Postby winnie » Sun Dec 31, 10:40 pm

I think they'll have a massacre there in the next few days

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Re: Thousands protest in Iran against Islamic Government

Postby Old Fart » Mon Jan 01, 12:47 am

winnie wrote:I think they'll have a massacre there in the next few days

Happy New Year.

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Re: Thousands protest in Iran against Islamic Government

Postby Old Fart » Mon Jan 01, 12:48 am

kiwi_in_Oz wrote:what a good poster alpha is

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You're right Kiwi.

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Re: Thousands protest in Iran against Islamic Government

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Old Fart wrote:
kiwi_in_Oz wrote:what a good poster alpha is

No name calling

Has a completely different view to another poster

Yet calmly discusses the issues as he sees it


You're right Kiwi.



You're the "other poster" dumbass.

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Re: Thousands protest in Iran against Islamic Government

Postby Old Fart » Mon Jan 01, 4:27 pm

Bohannon wrote:
Old Fart wrote:
kiwi_in_Oz wrote:what a good poster alpha is

No name calling

Has a completely different view to another poster

Yet calmly discusses the issues as he sees it


You're right Kiwi.



You're the "other poster" dumbass.


I see you're starting off the year as rude confused and dense as you have always been DimBo.

No good wishes for you this year.

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Re: Thousands protest in Iran against Islamic Government

Postby alpha » Mon Jan 01, 7:50 pm

winnie wrote:I think they'll have a massacre there in the next few days


I think you're right winnie, the {war} terrorism drums are beating loudly here and from what i understand, in isreal too.

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Re: Thousands protest in Iran against Islamic Government

Postby smokedpeppers » Mon Jan 01, 7:57 pm

just had friends yesterday, leave for a month in isreal, do hope they keep their heads down .

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Re: Thousands protest in Iran against Islamic Government

Postby Dazzler » Wed Jan 17, 7:45 pm

This went quiet pretty quickly. Next distraction/excuse for fucking with Iran's shit on behalf of the Saudis and Israelis?


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